and if nothing else since the triple crown is not in play till next season and is broken for the second time in a while. if nothing else belmont is now going to be what horse is actully going to prove they can handle belmont but also what horses will still be left to even race given that a rash of foot injuries have started to make horses suddenly have to nope not taking part in belmont. first the fan fave classic empire whose main compention american dreaming the derby winner and also preakness winnner and breaker of the triple crown and thus putting belmont out of play for the run major computing. so now belmont has to answer the question of what horse not only is still going to be around to run the thing by post time but also who will prove to be able to wind up winning the thing given that belmont is a cruel mistress of horse racing and has denied at lot of triple crown contenders glory.